By S. G. Night
The Demonic Dominion has held the kingdom of Io captive for greater than a century. The people are in shackles. The Elves are in exile. And the race of Majiski battle-mages were all yet eliminated by way of the Demons and their ilk.
Racath Thanjel is without doubt one of the few final Majiski surviving in mystery. a powerful yet opinionated younger murderer, he works from the shadows opposed to the Demonic Dominion. yet how can he and the others desire to defeat any such poor adversary? specially while their patriarch is protecting extra secrets and techniques than the Demons themselves.
Now, as a tangle of conspiracies, secrets and techniques, and historical prophecies sweeps Racath away, he needs to pick out his future: will he turn into the long-awaited Savior of Io, or let it to suffocate underneath the Dominion's iron fist?
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The clock’s pendulum swung back and forth. The mouse blinked, then gathered itself and dashed forward across the hardwood floor. That was when the cat pounced. It streaked from its hiding spot beneath the couch, and a heavy paw knocked the mouse sideways. The mouse skidded across the floor, rolled to its feet, and ran. A shadow passed over TWO AND TWENTY DARK TALES: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes it, and two paws came down on either side of it. The cat batted it across the floor, slamming it into something hard and slick.
And at the far end of the room, so immense it should not have fit, a grandfather clock of wood and gold and diamonds. Its base and sides were carved with runes that, Amarind knew from experience, made your vision blur if you stared at them too long. The clockface was carved of diamond, but had no arms. The pendulum and weights were solid gold, and despite the glass covering, the power leaking out of the clock was enough to make Amarind shiver. ” she said carefully. “I’m here,” the Witch said. And she was, sitting in the chair at the head of the table.
Hide? Draw the knife? ” and a noblewoman came into the library, giggling behind her handkerchief. She stopped giggling, stood in the doorway, and stared. King Cedric stopped short. After a long moment, he said, “Summon the guards, please. ” *** The guards recognized her at once. She saw it in their faces, in the way they hesitated before taking her by the arms, in the gentle way they escorted her through the halls. ” Kind Cedric looked at her over his shoulder, nothing uncertain in his glance. She glared back.
Attrition: the First Act of Penance (Three Acts of Penance, Book 1) by S. G. Night